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Courses offered in NGA for Fall 2015

1. English for Academic Purposes: Listening and Speaking 

The course prepares non-native speakers of English for a thriving academic career enhancing their English skills in speaking and listening as well as academic research and study skills. The course is offered at four different levels of English proficiency, low-intermediate to advanced. Each level meets 2 times a week. The course focuses on giving presentations, listening to academic lectures and note taking, developing discussion strategies, and participating in group discussions.

  • Prep 024 English for Academic Purposes: Listening and Speaking, ID 02835 - 6 credits
  • Prep 023 English for Academic Purposes: Listening and Speaking, ID 02834 - 6 credits
  • Prep 022 English for Academic Purposes: Listening and Speaking, ID 02833 - 6 credits
  • Prep 021 English for Academic Purposes: Listening and Speaking, ID 02832 - 6 credits

2. English for Academic Purposes: Reading and Writing

The course prepares non-native speakers of English for a thriving academic career enhancing their English skills in reading and writing as well as academic research and study skills. The course is offered at four different levels of English proficiency, low-intermediate to advanced. Each level meets 2 times a week. The course focuses on comprehending academic texts, practicing summary writing, synthesizing and integrating information into essays, practicing citing techniques, writing a research project and developing the Internet and library skills.

  • Prep 034 English for Academic Purposes: Reading and Writing, ID 02840 - 6 credits
  • Prep 033 English for Academic Purposes: Reading and Writing, ID 02839 - 6 credits
  • Prep 032 English for Academic Purposes: Reading and Writing, ID 02838 - 6 credits
  • Prep 031 English for Academic Purposes: Reading and Writing, ID 02837 - 6 credits

3. Test Preparation

The course allows students to improve their test taking skills and helps them to enhance their performance at the admissions examination. NGA offers three levels of the Test Preparation class – intermediate, upper-intermediate and advanced. Each level meets 2 times a week. Practice tests are given every other Saturday. They will help students to gain confidence and do well on the real test.  

  • Prep 044 Test Preparation, ID 02845 - 12 credits
  • Prep 043 Test Preparation, ID 02844 - 12 credits
  • Prep 042 Test Preparation, ID 02843 - 12 credits
  • Prep 041 Test Preparation, ID 02138 - 12 credits

4. College Mathematics (I, II)

This course integrates algebra, geometry and trigonometry and is designed specifically for NGA students. Students taking this basic mathematics course will learn the concepts and computational skills needed for both further study of mathematics and real-life situations. The class is offered at two different levels. Placement test is administered during the orientation week. Each level meets 4 times a week.

  • Math 020, Math 011- College Mathematics (I, II), ID 1733 and 1732 - 12 credits

5. Kyrgyz Language for Beginners  and Kyrgyz Language Intermediate Level 

This course is offered to graduates of high schools where Russian was the language of instruction. Students continue to develop proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing in Kyrgyz and learn to communicate in culturally appropriate ways. 

  • KYR 101.2 Kyrgyz Language for Beginners, ID 02919 - 6 credits 
  •  KYR 201.1 Kyrgyz Language Intermediate Level, ID 02923 - 6 credits   

10. Russian as Foreign Language 

This course is designed for international students in the NGA Program who have no or little previous background in Russian. It helps develop students’ phonetic base, grammar basics and ability to communicate in every-day situations like shopping, ordering food, taking public transportation, going to see a doctor, taking classes, etc. 

  •  RFL 002 Russian as a Foreign Language for Beginners, ID - 3618, RFL 001 - 12 credits

American University of Central Asia
7/6 Aaly Tokombaev Street
Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic 720060

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